ECE 4060

ECE 4060

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

Introduction to quantum physics and engineering for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. Topics covered include historical developments, quantum postulates, Schrodinger equation, quantum states and observables, measurement in quantum mechanics, quantum confined states in potential wells and atoms, quantum tunneling, uncertainty relations, Dirac notation, angular momentum and spin, quantum dynamics, time-independent and time-dependent perturbation theories, quantum two-level systems, quantum information and the qubit, quantum computation and quantum circuits, identical particles, quantum statistics for fermions and bosons, fundamentals of quantum statistical physics, quantization of light and the photon, quantization of simple mechanical and electrical superconducting circuits. The course will enable students to take advanced courses in areas related to electronic and optical devices, solid state physics and material science, and quantum information and computation.      

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 2214, MATH 2930, or permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ECE 5330

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10843ECE 4060  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Rana, F

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 17694ECE 4060  DIS 201

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Rana, F

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person